Norwegian director Harald Zwart has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox to make his U.S. studio debut with "Disaster Area," which Steve Oedekerk will produce.
Covering a little known Eric Anderson number near the end of his 50-minute solo set, Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha sang, "I'd love to sing my ballad/But they only wanna hear me rock 'n'…
New York-based specialized distrib October Films has acquired worldwide rights in all media to John Hamburg's indie comedy "Safe Men," starring Sam Rockwell ("Box of Moonlight") and Steve Zahn ("That…
Fashion empress Diana Vreeland, for whom every flick of a cigarette ash could be a grand gesture, seems an ideal stage character. And indeed in Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson's bio-play "Full…
The record $200 million budget and $1 billion-plus box office for "Titanic" have raised the bar for Hollywood megapics, according to industry toppers on the film panel of the Variety/Schroders Big…
The most expensive single project in TV history, at $68 million, this 12-part docudrama blast back to the era of space triumph and moonshots is an extraordinary piece of filmmaking that compellingly…
Bill Pullman is close to a deal to star in Paramount and Mutual Film Co.'s comedy "Guam Goes to the Moon." He would play a former astronaut who missed out on his one chance to go to the moon.
The second annual New York Women's Film Festival will kick off April 22 with a screening of Dorothy Arzner's 1929 film "The Wild Party," starring Clara Bow as an uninhibited college coed.
Acclaimed sound magician Roni Size, from Bristol, England, and his eclectic collective known as Reprazent closed their first U.S. concert tour Sunday at the second of two soldout Roxy shows, proving…
Morgan Creek has purchased a spec script "The In Between" from first-time scribe Sid Quashie in a deal reportedly in the low six-figures.